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 2021-10-17 05:12 

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Empowering housing communities...

A community is among the strongest building blocks of a successful society. It is vital in achieving a robust economy. Hence, the importance of empowering communities toward nation-building cannot be overemphasized. In my last three columns, I discussed t...

 2021-10-17 05:12 

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Childproofing the COVID-ready home...

Despite the challenges we faced during quarantine, a lot of us were able to finally spend some time with our families. We were able to see more of our children as most of us had to work from home and had to avoid going outdoors. Unfortunately, this also m...

 2021-10-17 05:12 

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Can virtual urban spaces become social equalizers?...

We now move in a multi-dimensional world where the word space has taken on a wider range of meanings. The physical sciences and built environment disciplines define space in terms of tangible attributes, measurable dimensions and global positioning system...

 2021-10-17 05:12 

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Terrific playrooms that tickle us pink...

Imagine being a child at a time of a raging pandemic—when playtime is mostly confined within the four walls of the home, when going to school means sitting in front of the computer at a designated spot of the house, when you can't simply go outs...

 2021-10-17 05:12 

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Seven ways smart property owners can achieve energy savings mandated by law...

Experts have proposed practical energy saving measures that can help building owners comply with the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Law. Lylah Ledonio, executive director of Leechiu Property Consultants (LPC) and chairman of the European Chamber of Co...

 2021-10-17 05:12 

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Rights of a titled land owner...

Fely and Gel sued their first cousin, Numer. They claim that they are the registered owners of that parcel of unirrigated riceland; that they had allowed Numer the free use of the land out of benevolence; and that they now immediately needed the parcel of...

 2021-10-17 05:12 

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Five things we do at home during lockdown...

Among the biggest challenges for parents during this lockdown is to not only create a safe and healthy environment, but to also ensure that their kids get to enjoy their time despite being cooped up at home. Here are some of the activities that my husband...

 2021-10-17 05:12 

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Planes, trains and automobiles: Dissecting infra's role on property recovery...

Infrastructure projects implemented by the national government have dictated developers' strategies over the past few decades. These have since provided access to properties that could be redeveloped into mixed commercial, residential and industrial e...

 2021-10-17 05:12 

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Villar delivers on promise, helps in economic recovery...

As Secretary of the Department of Public Works and Highways, Mark A. Villar has helped lay down a solid foundation that will allow the Philippines to hopefully bounce back better after the pandemic. Literally and figuratively, in fact, as Villar unrelenti...

 2021-10-17 05:12 

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MAKATI...

The City of Makati is the premier central business district (CBD) and financial center of the Philippines. This city grew from Col. Joseph McMicking's vision of the first masterplanned business district in the country. This continuing collaboration be...

 2021-10-17 05:12 

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The journey of Makati City towards walkability...

The progressiveness of a community is not only determined by the number of cars on its roads or high-rise buildings gracing the skyline. At times, it's just a matter of how many steps you can comfortably walk from point A to point B. A step closer tow...

 2021-10-17 05:12 

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SMDC Rebuilds Real Estate Growth and Momentum for the PostPandemic Philippines...

As the country and the world continue to grapple with the pandemic, SM Development Corp. (SMDC) president Jose Mari Banzon said there will be no letup in the company's commitment to invest heavily in projects that meet the needs of the population. Ban...

 2021-10-17 05:12 

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Alagang AyalaLand: Helping livelihood programs prosper in Ayala Malls...

Before the pandemic overturned our lives, the month of October would find me in a whirlwind of activities. It is during this time that I would hold the Red Charity Gala with my co-chair Kaye Tinga. The annual fundraising event was something I always looke...

 2021-10-17 05:12 

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Benefiting under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program...

(First of two parts) "...[A]s a country advances to economic development, agriculture contributes proportionally less to national output relative to the other sectors in the economy. As the manufacturing, services, and industry sectors become more vib...

 2021-10-17 05:12 

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A millennial's real estate wish list...

I'm an old millennial who has yet to invest in real estate. But all these stories about the growing number of people way younger than me already purchasing their homes plus the attractive offers of the country's best real estate developers have le...

 2021-10-17 04:17 

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Norrie to face Basilashvili in Indian Wells final...

Cameron Norrie produced a dominant performance to beat Grigor Dimitrov 6-2 6-4 on Saturday to advance to the final at Indian Wells, where he will face Nikoloz Basilashvili after the Georgian edged Taylor Fritz 7-6(5) 6-3.Sunday's match will be Norrie&...

 2021-10-17 03:29 

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14 unopposed bets in Cebu province...

CEBU CITY, Philippines A total of 14 candidates for next year's elections in Cebu province do not have opponents. Based on the unofficial tally from the Commission on Elections in Cebu (Comelec), five aspiring mayors and 9 aspiring vice mayors will be...

 2021-10-17 02:31 

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Still no big-name bout for Ancajas...

World boxing champion Jerwin Ancajas has been on a long wait for a career-turning fight. He will have to bide his time some more. The strong, stylish prizefighter from Panabo City in Davao del Norte, who hasn't fought in the last six months, still won...

 2021-10-17 01:30 

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FACES OF CEBU: Francis Uriel Masbate, first-time voter...

CEBU CITY, Philippines A visionary. Responsible. Truthful. These were just some of the words that describe the ideal leader for Francis Uriel Masbate. Francis is an 18-year-old college studen taking up Architecture in Cebu City. Next year, the San Remigio...

 2021-10-17 00:00 

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Sara, the game changer...

On or before Nov. 15, Mayor Sara Duterte will have to decide with finality whether to substitute for Sen. Ronald "Bato" dela Rosa as the presidential bet of the ruling PDP-Laban party and/or the Lakas-CMD of former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroy...

 2021-10-16 23:33 

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Kisses nabiktima na rin ng snatcher sa EDSA: Pero nabawi ko rin po sa magnanakaw yung cellphone...

NARANASAN na rin pala ng young actress na si Kisses Delavin ang manakawan nang maabutan sila ng traffic sa kahabaan ng EDSA. Kuwento ng Miss Universe Philippines 2021 Top 10 finalist nabiktima na rin siya at ang kanyang tatay ng mga snatcher na naglipana ...

 2021-10-16 22:55 

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240 kilos of 'shabu' worth P1.6B seized from 2 suspects in Cavite...

MANILA, Philippines — More than P1.6 billion worth of suspected crystal meth, locally known as shabu, was seized from two suspects in a buy-bust operation in Cavite on Saturday afternoon. The suspects were identified as Wilfredo Blanco Jr, 37; and M...

 2021-10-16 21:52 

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Our system works, DOJ says on drop in rule of law index...

MANILA, Philippines — The country's judicial system has remained functional and, aside from a few sensational cases, crime incidence has even declined over the past few years. This was the view of Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Saturday w...

 2021-10-16 21:52 

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'Kotong' cops return amid pandemic, says Lacson...

MANILA, Philippines — The culture of corruption in the law enforcement sector has returned amid the COVID-19 pandemic, with the practice of corrupt police officers having evolved from mulcting cash to traders' merchandise, Sen. Panfilo Lacson re...

 2021-10-16 21:50 

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DOH: 1st day of teen inoculations successful...

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) on Saturday said the first day of pediatric vaccinations was successful, a day after the government began its rollout of pediatric inoculations among children with comorbidities on Friday. Health ...

 2021-10-16 21:48 

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Comelec opens Saturday voter registration in select areas...

MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) opened its voter registration sites in select areas yesterday and will keep them available on two more Saturdays this month. The Comelec said registration hours on Saturday will be from 8 a...

 2021-10-16 21:44 

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PH logs 7,772 new COVID-19 cases...

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) reported 7,772 new COVID-19 cases in the country on Saturday, pushing the total number of cases to 2,713,509. In its daily case bulletin, the DOH said there remained 85,048 active cases. Of this n...

 2021-10-16 21:40 

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'Maring' agri losses hit P1.74B; death toll rises to 39...

MANILA, Philippines — Agricultural losses and damage caused by Severe Tropical Storm "Maring" (international name: Kompasu) have reached P1.74 billion, the Department of Agriculture (DA) reported on Saturday. This made "Maring" the m...

 2021-10-16 21:38 

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Senate run for Roque after all?...

MANILA, Philippines — It looks like presidential spokesperson Harry Roque may have a plan B for his possible Senate run. The People's Reform Party (PRP) announced on Friday that he was expected to be part of its senatorial slate for next year...

 2021-10-16 21:36 

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Barba leaves behind fruitful legacy for PH mango growers...

MANILA, Philippines — Ricardo Tolentino, or "Mang Carding" to his fellow farmers in Ilocos Norte, could still recall the time when he would burn piles of dry leaves and twigs under his mango trees for "25 consecutive days." It was th...

 2021-10-16 21:34 

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New PhilPost stamps honor ailing 'Big J'...

MANILA, Philippines — Playing against upstart superstars young enough to be his sons, Robert Jaworski Sr. epitomized what the battlecry "never say die" meant in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA), particularly in one September game ...

 2021-10-16 21:32 

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Initial Pharmally report out next week...

MANILA, Philippines — The Senate blue ribbon committee will release next week its initial findings on the alleged misuse of pandemic funds, and will pinpoint the irregularities committed in the grant of around P11 billion worth of supply contracts t...

 2021-10-16 21:30 

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Robredo expects little local support; Duterte rallies bets...

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY—Vice President Leni Robredo on Saturday admitted that her presidential bid in 2022 was facing daunting challenges, not least of which was caused by the decimation of the Liberal Party (LP) she leads as chair. Another big obstacle...

 2021-10-16 21:20 

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Century Pacific Food Group founder leaves legacy of compassion...

He survived a tumultuous period in China as a young boy; set up roots in the Philippines; worked hard to transcend poverty; built an iconic food manufacturing empire and shared his fortune by nourishing poor schoolchildren. Business tycoon and philanthrop...

 2021-10-16 21:20 

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TNT, San Miguel clash in Game 7...

After blowouts to close shaves, the PBA Philippine Cup semifinal series featuring two vaunted ball clubs will boil down to a battle of attrition.Tournament top seed TNT takes on all-Filipino powerhouse San Miguel Beer in a Game 7 that will finally end a s...

 2021-10-16 21:15 

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Tanging Yaman Foundation as conduit...

When a calamity strikes outside Metro Manila, oftentimes those unaffected remain unbothered. But the damage of Severe Tropical Storm "Maring" was so intense, it is impossible to ignore. Fatalities have already reached reached 39, according to late...

 2021-10-16 21:10 

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Getting 'smashed' the right way...

A company dealing with spirits is expected to promote drinking to boost its bottom line. But Diageo, a global leader in alcoholic beverages, is doing the opposite. Its warning has always been clear and direct—do not to touch that bottle, if you'...

 2021-10-16 21:10 

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Still no big-name bout for Ancajas...

World boxing champion Jerwin Ancajas has been on a long wait for a career-turning fight. He will have to bide his time some more.The strong, stylish prizefighter from Panabo City in Davao del Norte, who hasn't fought in the last six months, still won&...

 2021-10-16 13:59 

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Digital platform launched for ALS students...

MANILA, Philippines — A mobile application was launched to deliver resources to students under the alternative learning system (ALS) program. The Tuklas Digital ALS application contains modules, tests and videos that could help ALS students. "Th...

 2021-10-16 13:21 

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B.League: Ray Parks, Nagoya spoil Dwight Ramos' Toyama debut...

MANILA, Philippines---Nagoya and Bobby Ray Parks Jr. played spoilers as they battered Toyama and the debuting Dwight Ramos, 94-68, in the West Conference of the 2021-22 Japan B.League season Saturday at Toyama City Gymnasium.The Diamond Dolphins improved ...

 2021-10-16 12:24 

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Malaysian, cohort killed in shootout during buy-bust ops in Tawi-tawi...

MANILA, Philippines — A Malaysian and a Filipino cohort were killed in a buy-bust operation that turned into an armed encounter in Tawi-Tawi on Saturday, according to the Philippine National Police (PNP). Malaysian Hari Man Bin Sabtula and Nadzmil L...

 2021-10-16 12:02 

Cebu Daily News

Man dies after being run over by dump truck in Marcelo Fernan Bridge...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 52-year-old motorcycle driver died instantly after he was run over by a dump truck while traversing the Marcelo Fernan Bridge in barangay Umapad, Mandaue City around 1:35 p.m. on Saturday, October 16, 2021. Police Lieutena...

 2021-10-16 11:58 

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B.League: Kiefer struggles but Shiga edges Kyoto for share of lead...

MANILA, Philippines---Shiga forced its way to the top of the table after a tense 84-83 win over Kyoto in its West Conference matchup in the 2021-22 Japan B.League season Saturday at Kyoto City Gymnasium.Kiefer Ravena, who was at third in the assists table...

 2021-10-16 11:43 

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V.League: Jaja Santiago, Saitama survive thriller vs Okayama...

MANILA, Philippines—Jaja Santiago and Saitama survived a five-set thriller against fellow contender Okayama, 28-30, 26-24, 23-25, 25-13, 15-11, to start off their campaign in the Japan V.League Saturday at Kasaoka Gymnasium. The Ageo Medics, who fin...

 2021-10-16 11:35 

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Manila Bay's 'Dolomite Beach' reopens to public on first day of alert level 3...

MANILA, Philippines — Manila Bay's so-called dolomite beach has been reopened to the public on the first day of implementation of alert level 3 on Saturday in Metro Manila. The dolomite beach will now be open everyday from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., and...

 2021-10-16 11:35 

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Pardo police chief urges residents to visit cemeteries before or after Nov 1 and 2...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The chief of police of Pardo Police Station has appealed to residents under their areas of jurisdiction to visit cemeteries before or after November 1 and 2 to avoid overcrowding. Police Major Jose Angelo Acupinpin, chief of...

 2021-10-16 11:33 

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'Today was just not my day': Zverev regrets shock defeat in Indian Wells...

Olympic champion Alexander Zverev admitted he blew the chance to win the Indian Wells tournament after Friday's shock quarterfinal defeat by American Taylor Fritz and said he just wants to return home.Zverev, who was aiming to win his third ATP Master...

 2021-10-16 11:30 

Cebu Daily News

Largest Sputnik-V shipment ever: PH receives 720,000 doses of Russian vaccine...

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines on Saturday received the biggest shipment of Sputnik-V from Russia, authorities have reported. The 720,000 doses are procured by the national government, according to the National Task Force against COVID-19 (NT...

 2021-10-16 11:10 

Cebu Daily News

Cebu City Health mulls COVID-19 vaccine rollout for college students...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) is planning for the eventual vaccine rollout to college students in Cebu City. Doctor Jeffrey Ibones, Cebu City Health Department officer-in-charge, said they were coordinating with the ...

 2021-10-16 11:10 

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Largest Sputnik-V shipment ever: PH receives 720,000 doses of Russian vaccine...

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines on Saturday received the biggest shipment of Sputnik-V from Russia, authorities have reported. The 720,000 doses are procured by the national government, according to the National Task Force against COVID-19 (NT...

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